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Naughton disrupts the system through housing, education, wellness initiatives

Naughton disrupts the system through housing, education, wellness initiatives

Just two weeks after joining the then-broken Atlanta Housing Authority, Carol R. Naughton found herself in the passenger seat of her boss’s car, surrounded by “drug boys” trying to block their path and demanding they turn around. The two were on their way to a meeting in the East Lake Meadows housing project, dubbed “Little Vietnam” by local authorities for its notorious violence, rampant crime and deep-seated poverty.